Free Printable Thanksgiving Cryptogram Jokes Worksheet

Have you heard this Thanksgiving joke?

The bad news: the punch line is encrypted. Every letter was changed to a different letter with a secret substitution code.

The good news: you have most of the secret code! Here it is:
The original letter in the top row was changed to the letter below it.

Use the secret code that you have to decipher part of the coded punch line below. Then guess the rest of it.

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If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims! Why do turkeys always go, "gobble, gobble"? They never learned good table manners! What key has legs and can't open doors? A turkey! What happened when the turkey got into a fight? He got the stuffing knocked out of him! Knock Knock. Who's there? Waddle Waddle who? Waddle I do if you don't open the door? What did the Turkey say before it was roasted? Boy, I'm stuffed! Why did the police arrest the turkey? They suspected it of foul play! Which side of the turkey has the most feathers? The outside! Why did the Pilgrims eat turkey at Thanksgiving? They couldn't fit the moose in the oven! Can a turkey jump higher than the Empire State Building? Of course. A building can't jump at all! What's the key to a great Thanksgiving dinner? The TurKEY! How do you keep a turkey in suspense? I'll let you know next week! Why did the turkey cross the road? To prove he wasn't chicken. Why can't you take a turkey to church? Because they use such fowl language! Why did the turkey play drums in his band? Because he already had drumsticks! Who is not hungry at Thanksgiving? The turkey, because he's already stuffed! What did the turkey say to the turkey hunter? "Quack, quack, quack!" What's blue and covered with feathers? A turkey holding its breath! How do you send a turkey through the mail? Bird class mail! Why didn't the turkey eat dessert? He was already stuffed! What do you get if you cross a turkey with an octopus? Enough drumsticks for Thanksgiving! Why did the turkey sit on the tomahawk? To try to hatchet! If the Pilgrims were alive today what would they be most famous for? Their age! What type of music did the Pilgrims like? Plymouth Rock! When the Pilgrims landed, where did they stand? On their feet! When did the Pilgrims first say "God bless America"? When they first heard America sneeze! Why did Johnny get such low grades after Thanksgiving? Everything is marked down after the holidays! Why did the first corn get to the table so quickly? They had it in stalk! What's the best thing to put into pumpkin pie? Your teeth! What vegetables would you like with your Thanksgiving dinner? Beets me! Should you have your whole family for Thanksgiving dinner? No, you should just have the turkey! What smells the best at a Thanksgiving dinner? Your nose! What always comes at the end of Thanksgiving? The letter G! When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving? In the dictionary! What sound does a turkey's phone make? Wing! Wing! Do turkeys like sunny days? No, they prefer fowl weather. What do you call a bunch of turkeys playing football? Fowl play!